Downtown Dubai Wonderful Winter Walk
Explore over one kilometer of walkable magical events and entertainment in Downtown Dubai this Festive Season, with 3 activations and 10 street performers set against endless festive lights and decorations Until December 28
Downtown Dubai, the world’s iconic lifestyle destination, is welcoming visitors this festive season with the opportunity to ‘Explore Magical Moments’ with Downtown’s Wonderful Winter Walk until December 28. Downtown Dubai will come alive with an unprecedented range of lifestyle activities that will add to the delight of all. The hub of the activity is the Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard in Downtown Dubai, which will wear a festive look with row upon row of festive lights, snow-covered trees, festive nutcrackers and an assortment of activities and live performances for all members of the family to delight in. Golden lit reindeers, up to 4-metres high, and row upon row of stars, leaves, and doves will lend a mesmerizing look.
The ‘Boulevard Winter Walk’ will take visitors on a journey from Downtown Eats, a modern container park featuring delightful outdoor food offerings and fun activations, across the boulevard with festive elements throughout the journey. Not to be missed is The Dubai Trolley, which has been transformed into a magical festive café serving hot chocolate, gingerbread and delightful treats, served by Angelina. Adding to the holiday vibes, The Dubai Trolley Festive Edition is surrounded by snow-covered trees, sparkling lights, and giant nutcrackers, alongside live musicians performing holiday tunes. Take in the sights of Downtown Dubai, whilst sipping hot cocoa and watch as festive-themed street performers pass by every weekend.
Further, KidZania Go offers an outdoor festive-themed corner of arts and crafts for children aged 2 to 16. It is hosted at Downtown Eats, alongside festive lights and decorations and live performances from 2 to 10 PM. You can also play Ice Golf for a fun game of pitch and put golf with your friends or family with the course open from 2 to 10 PM, located on the Boulevard close to Address Downtown.
Light boxes with live street performers assure Instagrammable moments throughout the walkable journey. Enjoy a variety of entertainers ranging from musicians, magicians, and acrobats every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until Dec. 28 from 4 to 10 PM. Stilt candy canes, festive violinists, white fairies, roaming roller-skating baubles characters and a real-life elf on shelf create festive delight and a magical ambiance. Additionally, the Wings of Mexico will feature a surprise performance that will enthrall visitors in addition to the installation serving as the perfect setting for that festival selfie.
Souk Al Bahar, the Arabesque-designed shopping and leisure destination with licensed F&B outlets, will also wear a festive look and offer visitors a choice of activities to regale. Retailers at Souk Al Bahar have developed seasonal menus and will offer Gifting Weekend deals of up to 75 percent off*. Customers who spend a minimum of AED 100 can avail of free gift-wrapping at dedicated stations. The Souk Al Bahar terrace also serves as the perfect spot for photographs framed to the backdrop of Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Fountain.
Other activations include the Dubai Opera Festive Market, where you can indulge in authentic festive treats and seasonal shopping within the heart of Downtown Dubai under the majestic shadow of the Burj Khalifa. The Dubai Opera Festive Market will include engaging and creative activities and activations for the little ones, including a candy-making station, arts and crafts, train rides and more. The market will operate until Dec. 14. With over 2,000 parking spaces available along the Boulevard, from Burj Plaza to Dubai Opera, accessing the festivities is easy. There are additional parking slots in The Dubai Mall as well as over 3,000 new spaces at The Dubai Mall Zabeel.